If you're wondering whether you should get a computer certification, there are several considerations to take into account. While you must put time and money into becoming certified, the results may compensate you beyond your initial investment. Such payoffs might include a higher salary, more flexibility in choosing your employment because of your new abilities, increased self-assurance, and an understanding of the problems and solutions you can face when using a computer at your job. Obviously, though, you don't have to be certified to know a lot about computers. If you have a sufficient confidence in the amount of computer knowledge you possess, then certification might be unnecessary. Certification is simply a way of providing yourself with a more solid computer education if you are not entirely confident with your performance, and providing tangible proof of education that might positively influence potential employers. Those who are certified might perform more quickly and efficiently because they need only to consult their minds, not their manuals, to recall solutions to computer solutions. That is not to say that every minor detail will be remembered, but having the necessary, basic solutions to technology problems on file in your own memory might be more convenient than having to consult a manual for every single problem. For more information, consult a computer professional.
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